Man missing in the surf – Monwabisi. Man missing in the surf – Milnerton Lagoon Beach. Patient evacuation off ship – Richards Bay:

MONWABISI: Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 14h58, Monday, 24th September, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach. The sea rescue craft I&J Rescuer II was launched and our NSRI rescue vehicle, Marine Law Enforcement, WC Government


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Full Moon Spring Tide alert. Man missing – Mossel Bay. False Alarm with good intentions – Mossel Bay. Sunken vehicle recovered at boat club slip-way – Richards Bay:

MOSSEL BAY: Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said: At 15h18, Saturday, 22nd September, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following reports of an angler swept into the sea at the Dana Baai side of Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay. The sea rescue craft St Blaize Rescuer was launched, our NSRI rescue vehicle and the SA


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Cottage in McGregor

In 2004 the late Brenda Wintgen donated her cottage in McGregor to Sea Rescue.  It is a beautiful two bedroomed home in a garden setting and is far enough from the sea to ensure that our crew and their families can relax without fear of being called out to a rescue.  The holiday house is rented out


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The Brave Turtle – Book is coming soon!

The Brave Turtle (written by B. D. Harris & illustrated by Megan Bird) is an illustrated children’s chapter book of family, bravery, and with a great respect for our country’s wild waters. Late one night, Sam rolls off her bed and splash! Her entire room has flooded! Not just her room, but the whole house is filling up with water as the


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Joint Maritime Search and Rescue exercise:

MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) coordinate joint Maritime Search and Rescue exercise: On Wednesday, 19th September, NSRI Hout Bay, NSRI Table Bay,  NSRI ASR (Airborne Sea Rescue) and NSRI Headquarters assisted in a joint Search and Rescue exercise that was coordinated by MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre)  involving MRCC, TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority), Telkom


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A great day of golf

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the DHL & NSRI golf day at Atlantic Beach last week – we raised R81 790. Spectacular views, a challenging course, good company and no one went home empty handed. We look forward to seeing you all next year.  Michaela Bond  


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Man assisted in the surfline

Ettiene van Gent, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station 37 Lifesaving Unit Captain, said: At approximately 17h05 on Monday, 17th September, our NSRI Jeffreys Bay Lifesaving lifeguards, having completed a routine training exercise at Pellsrus Beach, we noticed a commotion on the beach front and went to investigate. A crowd had gathered and were raising concerns and attempting


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Boat assisted

Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: At 09h30, Sunday, 16th September, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports from a member of the public of a rubber-duck drifting towards shore and towards rocks with 3 men onboard off-shore of Gerricke’s Point, Sedgefield. Our duty crew responded to our Sedgefield satellite Sea Rescue station


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